> Anolis distichus
Anolis distichus (Hispaniolan gracile anole, Bark anole)
Synonyms: Ctenonotus distichus
The bark anole or Hispaniolan gracile anole (Anolis distichus) is a species of anole found in many Caribbean islands and Florida (as a long-introduced species). It spends most its time on tree trunks. Often it is a brownish color with a yellow dewlap.
The bark anole, Anolis distichus is a small arboreal lizard which feeds on tiny insects on the bark surface of trees. Native to Great Bahama Island, it has been introduced to Little Bahama Island, Hispaniola Island (and surrounding islands) and south Florida. At present, the impacts of A. distichus are not well known.
|Adult Weight  ||3.1 grams|
USA (introduced to S Florida), Bahamas, Hispaniola: Haiti, Dominican Republic, Cat Island I, Little San Salvador, Ile de la Tortue, Ile-a-Vache, Ile Grande Cayemite, Ile Petite Cayemite, Isla Saona, Isla Catalina Anolis distichus distichus Great Baham;
Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks And Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands - British, Virgin Islands - U.S.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER